The New Zealand Ambassador to Colombia Lucy Duncan (left) and NZ Avocado CEO Jen Scoular following the NZ bid win announcement.

The world avocado market is worth at least $9 billion globally and NZ Avocado is confident supply is increasing, but demand is increasing even more, says chief executive Jen Scoular.

Hoa Pham, right, with her manager Jean-Charles Perquin.

A Northland Regional Council scientist and her manager are investigating the differences between – and local implications of – two drought types in Northland.

North Canterbury Deerstalkers member Andy Gillies on the Deer Association stand at the 2019 NZ Agricultural Show, aimed at alerting farmers to arms-control legislation which they say will unwittingly make criminals of many.

Many farmers still don’t realise how they may be affected by the new gun laws, claims Ian Brabbs, president of the North Canterbury Deerstalkers Association.

Small profit for Wools NZ

The Wools of NZ board considers its 2019 financial outcomes to be satisfactory given “the first year as a fully commercial company, operating in a very challenging wool market”.

As the apple industry faces a labour crisis, there is a lot of talk about technology playing a role in harvesting crops.

NZ's apple sector is facing a potential $80 million loss in the coming season because of a looming labour shortage.

Crops across a swath of Canterbury’s arable heartland have been damaged or lost to a couple of hailstorms which swept up the South Island’s east coast late last month.

The NZ meat industry’s challenges in the UK have increased with UK retailer Waitrose planning to source all lamb from only British producers.

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